Mil-Spec Tactical Black Paracord 550 (100ft) MADE IN USA

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  • Mil-Spec 550 Paracord MIL-C-5040H
  • Same as supplied to US Department of Defense
  • 7 core strands
  • Trace coloured marker strand

Our Mil-Spec 550 Paracord is made by a certified U.S. Government contractor and is 100% Compliant with the Military Specification ID: Mil-C-5040H.
Mil-Spec indicates that this product has been designed to meet the essential technical requirements of the US Department of Defense. Mil-Spec Paracord must go through rigorous testing, from raw materials to the final product, in order for it to be certified for U.S. Military use. Mil-Spec Paracord has higher quality control and higher quality materials and internal yarns used.

Features:

  • Mil-C-5040H requires that each of the core Strands are made up of 3 twisted ply Strands.
  • The core contains a coloured "Tracer" marker strand for identification proposes
  • 100% High Quality Nylon Yarns 
  • Made in USA by a Certified U.S. Government Contractor

Mil-C-5040H Specifications:

  • Colour: Tactical Black
  • Length: 100ft (Approx 30.48m)
  • Mil-C-5040H - Paracord 550 Type III
  • Approximate Diameter: Ø 3.8 mm
  • Weight: approx 6.6 gram per meter (approx 200g per 100ft/30.5m)
  • Certified Minimum Tensile Strength: 250 kg (550 lbs)
  • 7 core strands each made up of 3 twisted strands
  • Tracer Marker: Yellow/Black
  • Approximate Nylon Melting point: 265° C
  • Approximately Nylon Elongation at break (stretch): 30%
  • Mildew & Rot Resistant: Excellent
  • UV Resistant score (0-5 rating scale): 4
  • Approximate Water Absorption: 5-10%
  • Washable Temp: 30 °C